Just five days after signing seven future free agents to contracts, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers added 14 more to their roster Friday.
The list includes, CB Blue Adams, wide receivers Scotty Anderson, Chris Davis, Derrick Lewis, Adrian Madise and Terrance Metcalf, DT Delbert Cowsette, DL Brian Save, offensive linemen Jason Jimenez and Mitch White, S Kalvin Pearson, LS Brian Sawyer and P Brian Simnjanovski.
Adams (5-9, 182) spent a brief portion of his rookie season on Tampa Bay’s practice squad before he was signed to Jacksonville’s active roster after just one week of service. The 2004 seventh-round draft pick also spent some time on Detroit’s practice squad.
Pearson (5-10, 190) spent a portion of the 2004 season as a member of Tampa Bay?s practice squad after initially joining the team during training camp. He also spent time as a member of the Cleveland Browns’ and New York Giants’ practice squads in 2003.
Cowsette, Lewis, Madise and Metcalf have also spent time with the Buccaneers.
Cowsette (6-1, 296) signed as a “Future” free agent last year and saw some regular season action with the Washington Redskins.
Lewis (6-2, 185) spent one week on Tampa Bay’s practice squad last season. He has played in four career games since entering the NFL as an undrafted free agent with New Orleans in 2002.
Madise (5-11, 215) also spent one week as a member of the Bucs last season. Before joining Tampa Bay, Madise spent time with the Denver Broncos, who spent a fifth-round draft pick on him in 2003. He has played in 11 career games.
Although he was never a member of the Bucs, Metcalf (6-3, 200) participated in Tampa Bay’s 2004 rookie mini-camp. He also spent part of the 2003 offseason with the Oakland Raiders.
Anderson (6-2, 200) has played in 34 career games (eight starts) as a member of the Detroit Lions. He has 54 career catches for 858 yards and four touchdowns. He entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick with the Lions in 2001.
France (6-2, 185) entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Minnesota Vikings in 2002. He spent a portion of the 2003 season with both the Vikings and the New York Giants.
Jimenez (6-7, 315) originally entered the NFL in 2003 as a UFA with the Cleveland Browns. He’s spent time on the practice squads of Cleveland, Green Bay and Oakland since then.
Davis (6-2, 200) spent his rookie season on the Giants’ taxi squad after inking a deal as a UFA in 2004.
Save (6-1, 313) entered the NFL as a UFA with the Indianapolis Colts in 2004. He spent time with the Indianapolis Colts, San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens. Each of those stints were in preseason.
Sawyer (6-2, 250) joined the New England Patriots as a UFA in 2004. He was Florida State’s primary long snapper in college.
Simnjanovski (6-3, 205) entered the NFL as a UFA with the Arizona Cardinals in 2003. He spent the ’04 preseason with the New York Jets. Simnjanovski played collegiately at San Diego State.
White (6-4, 311) spent part of the 2003 offseason and preseason with the Bucs before being released in Aug. of 2003. He has also played with the Saints during his career.
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